Top 10 Engineering colleges in AP (Andhra Pradesh)

Top 10 Engineering colleges in AP (Andhra Pradesh)
With one of the largest populations of engineers globally, India tops the world countries that have the largest number of engineering colleges. Spread across India's different states, an overwhelming number of India's engineering colleges boast of high quality educational and research settings.

Andhra Pradesh has been one of India's popular destinations for those who wish to pursue their engineering degrees. Given below is an overview of the top 10 engineering colleges, institutes, and universities in Andhra Pradesh based on the National Institutional Ranking Framework ranking under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

#1 Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation University, Vijayawada

Ranked 58th among the top 100 institutes in India having scored 44.7 points, KL Deemed to be University was created in the year 1980-81 in the name KL College of Engineering, which was renamed KL College of Engineering Autonomous in 2006. The UGC declared it Deemed to be a University in 2009. NAAC accredited the institution with an ‘A++’ Grade in 2018. KL College of Engineering is located in Vaddeshwaram, Vijayawada.


#2 College of Engineering (A), Visakapatnam

Visakhapatnam's College of Engineering scores 41.36 points and occupies the 69th position among India's top 10 engineering colleges. Expanded as Andhra University College of Engineering, the institution was created in 1946 and offered 17 undergraduate and 35 postgraduate programs. It also provides research courses like B.E., B.Tech, and B.Arch at UG level and ME, M.Tech, MCA, M.Sc., and M.Planning at PG level.

#3 University College of Engineering, Kakinada

Located in Kakinada, University College of Engineering scores 37.77 points and ranks 97 on the top 100 engineering institutions in the country. Established in 1946, this was initially named as 'The College of Engineering, Vizagpatnam.' The 110-acre campus became autonomous in 2001.

#4 Vignan's Foundation for Science, Technology & Research, Guntur

Vignan's Foundation for Science, Technology & Research scores 36.28 points that have fetched the college 118th position among India's leading engineering colleges. Situated in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, the college offers courses across 12 disciplines in the UG and PG levels.

#5 Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

SV University or Sri Venkateswara University, run by the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam, ranks 153rd among India's top engineering institutions and is located in Tirupati. The points scored by the college is 33.29. Established in 1959, the engineering college is located in a serene setting amidst the natural beauty of the Tirumala hills.

#6 Velagapudi Ramakrishna Siddhartha Engineering College, Vijayawada

Velagapudi Ramakrishna Siddhartha Engineering College ranks 156th on the list of leading educational institutes in India with a score of33.13 points. Located in Vijayawada, NAAC has accredited the college with an ‘A’ grade in 2013. It has also secured NBA accreditation.

#7 Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College, A.Rangampet

A.Rangampet's Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College has scored 31.54 points securing the 184th place on the list of India's leading engineering educational institutions. Established in the year 1996, the engineering college offers over 30 courses spread across different engineering disciplines.

#8 JNTUA College of Engineering, Anantapur

We find JNTUA College of Engineering, Anantapur in the 185th position among the leading engineering colleges in India, and the college has scored 31.52 points. It is one of the most renowned colleges in the region, offering courses across engineering, management, and computer application domains. The college has a 185-acre sprawling campus in a peaceful setting.

#9 Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam’s Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering scores 31.38 points and secures the 188th ranking on the list of leading engineering colleges in India. GVP College was started in 1996 and eventually developed as one of the most preferred engineering colleges run by a private organization.

#10 G Pulla Reddy Engineering College, Kurnool

G Pulla Reddy Engineering College, located in Kurnool of Andhra Pradesh, is positioned in the 190th place among the leading engineering colleges in India as the institution has scored 31.35 points. Approved by AICTE and affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Anantapur (JNTUA), the college provides a comprehensive portfolio of courses in the UG and PG levels.